And the Dolphins' preseason keeps getting worse.
In Thursday night's preseason opener against Atlanta, rookie middle linebacker Raekwon McMillan was injured on his first play in the NFL - a Dolphin punt in the first quarter. McMillan appeared to run into a teammate. He immediately went down, but walked off under his own power.
Our CBS partners in Miami are reporting that it is an ACL injury, and the Dolphins fear it is season-ending.
McMillan was expected to start as a rookie at middle linebacker. The Dolphins are perilously thin at the position, after losing Koa Misi this offseason. If the Dolphins lose McMillan and do not add a linebacker, Mike Hull would be the logical fill-in.
McMillan was a second round draft pick out of Ohio State.
The Dolphins have all ready lost quarterback Ryan Tannehill to a knee injury as well this offseason.